Sunday, October 9, 2011

New solution explorer feature in visual studio11 developer preview

Microsoft Visual Studio11 Developer preview comes with bunch of new features and Solution explorer is also get some new features in it. There are few new icons added at top of solution explorer like below.

Solution exploer new features in visual studio 2011-http://www.dotnetjalps.com


Create new window with copy of this Window Feature:


Now there is a one feature given with solution explorer you can create a another instance of solution explorer via clicking on last icon on solution explorer. Once you click the Last Icon for create copy. It will open a new solution explorer windows as below.

Copy solution exploer in visual studio 11-http://www.dotnetjalps.com


Properties in Solution Explorer:


Now only you can not only the see the properties of class but you can also see the methods property. Once you double-click class then it will show all methods available when you double-click method it will load the code in editor like in below.

Solution exploer properties in visual sutio11-http://www.dotnetjalps.com

Now once you click Page_load method you will see the page_load highlighted  in code editor

Highted code from solution explorer properties-http://www.dotnetjalps.com


Previous next view in solution explorer:


You can move previous and next with solution explorer. For example you have search with about like following .

SolutionExplorerContains

It will search and load About us view like following.

As you can see in above image this is About us view and you can also see that first previous button is enabled. Now once you click that it will return to default view.

Search in Solution Explorer:


Now in Solution explorer search is also provided you can search specific item in solution explorer.

SearchinSolutionsExplorer

As you can see in above image it is a incremental search so when you start typing it will start searching.
That’s it. Hope you like it. Stay tuned for more.. Till then happy programming..

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ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Mobile Template

Microsoft has released the much awaited ASP.NET MVC 4.0 developer preview and there are lots of features bundle with it. One of the greatest features is a mobile website. Yes, Now with ASP.NET MVC 4.0 you can create mobile site also. So let’s create a simple application and let’s see how it works.

To create mobile site first you need to click File->New Project->ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Web application. Like following.

Hello world ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Mobile site-www.dotnetjalps.com

Now once you click OK it will open a new another dialog like following where we have to choose the Mobile site.

Mobile Application with asp.net mvc 4.0-www.dotnetjalps.com

As you can see in above post I have selected Razor view Once you click it will create a new application like following. As you can see similar structure as normal MVC Application application below.

ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Mobile Structure-http://www.dotnetjalps.com

This view are based on the standard jQuery Mobile. So this can be viewed in any tablet or mobile device. So if you have IPad and IPhone both then it will work on both. You need not to different application for both. see the browser first I have selected standard IPad size of browser.

Ipad

Now lets see how it look in mobile. So I have made my browser same site as mobile. As you can see its working in both.

Mobile View with ASP.NET MVC 4.0-http://www.dotnetjalps.com

If you see the code of view you can see the razor syntax over there. Nothing change in razor syntax. But as you can see in below code you need to use Jquery mobile attributes like data-Role and other stuff which will convert standard HTML into mobile or device compatible website.

<ul data-role="listview" data-inset="true">
<li data-role="list-divider">Navigation</li>
<li>@Html.ActionLink("About", "About", "Home")</li>
<li>@Html.ActionLink("Contact", "Contact", "Home")</li>
</ul>

That's it. It’s very easy you can create mobile compatible site in few hours. Hope you like it. Stay tuned for more.. Till then happy programming.

Namaste!!

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Saturday, October 8, 2011

NuGet with multiple projects part-2

Before some days I have posted one post about how we can add NuGet package other than start project. In this post I am going to explain another way of doing that.

Earlier we have use ‘Manage NuGet Package’. Today I am going to use Package Manager Console for that. So let’s take same example which we have used in the earlier post. I have a sample application which have three projects.

MyApplication- Nuget with multiple projects. www.dotnetjalps.com

As you can see in above post there are three projects.
  1. MyApplication-Main Web application project
  2. MyApplication.Business- This project has business logic classes for application
  3. MyApplication.Data- This project has database access layer classes for application
Now I want to add Entity Framework MyApplication.Data Project. As we have to use Package Manager Console. We need to open package manager console you have click Tools->Library Package Manager –>Package Manager Console. Once you click that it will open a console in visual studio like following

.
PackageManagerConsole

Now as I have to type following command in NuGet Package Manager Console to install EntityFramework Package to MyApplication.Data project

Get-Project MyApplication.Data | Install-Package EntityFramework

Here in above command Get-Project will get the project where we have to install the project and Install-Package will install the required package. As you can see entityframework reference added in MyApplication.Data Project in below image.

EntityFrameworkReference

That’s it. Hope you like it. Stay tuned for more.. Till then Happy programming

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Friday, October 7, 2011

Beware of Plagiarism

I was checking my backlinks on sitemeter today and I have found a blog link which is directly copy my articles from my blog to his blog without giving credits to me. Following is a link for it.

http://learndotnetwithasad.blogspot.com/

This guy has copied my articles blindly event he has copied my new dotnetjalps.com domain post.  I have told this guys to remove the articles but he was not ready to remove this. So I asked Google(Blogger support) to remove content from this link. I have sent DMCA notice to blogger support via this link.

http://www.google.com/support/bin/request.py?contact_type=lr_dmca&product=blogger

After my notice Blogger support team has removed content but still this guy is copying my blog once again.
So please beware of this guy. He can copy your content too.

As a blogger we all are putting so much time to create content and other stuff. We all know that how difficult is to write something.  This blog is for community and you can copy code from here. But please don’t steal or copy my entire content from this as I have done lots of hard word for it. At least give some credits to me. That’s all I want. I hope you can understand .. Stay tuned for more.. There are so many interesting things are coming here.

Namaste!!

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

A tribute to Steve Jobs- Chairman, Apple.. A real super hero

Today I heard a sad news for techie world Apple chairman Steve Jobs passed away yesterday night. He was a great men and we would always remember him as a super hero who has brought lots innovations like iPod,iPhone and iPod etc. which changed our lives.

As Apple said on his page. “Apples has lost a visionary and creative genius,and world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could  have built and his spirit will be forever in foundation of apple”.

You can see a great image of him at http://www.apple.com like below with all product as menu like iPhone, iPod,iTunes etc. what  a men he was. My sincere  condolences to his family and Apple family. We always remember him as great men!!.

SteveJobs
“And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.” –Steve Jobs
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Monday, October 3, 2011

First Review of ASP. NET MVC 4.0 Developer Preview

After so much buzz Microsoft has launched some of the new tools at build conference and ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Developer preview is one of them.

How I can install ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Developer preview?


There are three ways to install ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Developer preview
  1. You can download from following link-
  2. You can install ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Developer preview with web platform installer from following link-
  3. You can also install ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Developer Preview from following link-. If you don’t know about what is NuGet Package. Please visit following link of my blog.

ASP.NET MVC 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010:


There are lots of people thinking that for asp.net mvc 4.0 developer preview, you need to install Visual Studio11 Developer Preview. But that is not true.It works with both. You can also run ASP.NET MVC 4.0 developer preview with side by side with ASP.NET MVC 3.0. You can use any of above method to install asp.net mvc 4.0 developer preview on either of Visual Studio Version.
Creating ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Project with Visual Studio 2010
You can create new asp.net mvc project as same old method like File->New Project and ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Application.

ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Create Project Dialog- First Review

Once you click OK It will open a dialog where it will open a dialog like following.

Internet Application,Mobile Application with ASP.NET MVC 4.0

As you can see now there one more option for mobile application too. So this is one best thing in asp.net mvc 4.0. Now you can create mobile base application also. I will going to post about that in future posts.

Now I want to create Internet application I have selected and Clicked ‘OK’ and created new application. This will create basic mvc application. Now lets run application via F5 and it will look like following in browser.

New Template for ASP.NET MVC 4.0- First Review of ASP.NET MVC 4.0

As you can see in above image in browser Microsoft has given new template for asp.net mvc 4.0. Also there is new contact page in application. I will also going to post about this in future post.

That’s it. This was just a introduction post to ASP.NET MVC 4.0 Developer preview. There are lots of features are available in ASP.NET 4.0. I am going to explorer all this features in future posts. Hope you like it…Stay tuned for more.. Till then Happy programming.

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Saturday, October 1, 2011

First Review of Visual Studio11 Developer Preview

Recently before some days at Build Conference on September 14,2011 Microsoft has announced release of “Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview. You can download that from following link.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/hh127353

I have downloaded the .NET framework 4.5 and Visual Studio11 Developer preview from the above link. First I have installed .NET Framework 4.5 like below.

Microsoft .NET 4.5 Framework Instllation for Visual Studio11 Developer preview

Once after I have installed .NET Framework 4.5. I have installed Visual Studio 11 Developer preview like following.

Installation of Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview

After installing once you load Visual Studio 11 developer preview it will look like following. It is much similar look like Visual Studio 2010.

Start Page of Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview

 

What’s new in Visual Studio11 Developer Preview:

 

There are lots of new features in Visual Studio11 Developer preview let’s go through some of new features like following.

 

Create new project template:

 

New project template is almost same except there are .NET Framework 4.5 selection is also available with other framework 3.5 and 4.0.

New Project dialog for Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview

Solution Explorer:

 

In solution explorer if you compare the stuff there are lots of new feature’s are available. You can see there are lots of Icon there in solution explorer compare to Visual Studio 2010.

Solution Explorer for Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview

Now you can do lots of things with Solution Explorer like Browsing Types,type members, search symbols and find relationship among them. I will explain them all this features in different post.

 

Quick Launch:

 

Another new feature you will notice is a Quick Launch. You can find lots of command and other stuff in visual studio from here. Suppose you want to create a new page then just type new it will give you all the options with new just like following.

Quick Lanuch Feature of Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview

 

Line Highlighter:

 

Another things I have found is line highlighter in code editor. It will highlight the current line in Editor.

Line Highligher in Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview

There are so many other features that needs to be discover. I will post that in future posts. Hope you liked it. Stay tuned for more..Namaste!!

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